Here are five things you need to know today in Woburn:
1) Biddy Bball registration
Tonight is registration for the Biddy Basketball program at the Boys and Girls Club of Woburn. Starting at 6 p.m., children can sign up for the instructional league. There is a one-time fee for the program, in addition to club dues. Only students in grades 2 through 4 are eligible for the Biddy Bball program.
2) Snappy is still missing
Snappy the Weimaraner is still missing. Searchers have tracked her scent in Winchester, but the pup is still out there and likely cold and hungry after nearly two months out in the wildnerness. Two teams of bloodhounds have searched the woods for Snappy, as have humans who have plastered the Woburn area with posters. The owners have also employed a dog pawprint tracker and a canine pyschic, but have not been able to track the pooch. If you see Snappy, call this number: 617-256-8772.
3) Some sweet weather
According to the National Weather Service's specialized forecast just for Woburn, our sweet weather is going to continue on for another day. Enjoy the sunshine and temperatures in the mid-60s while they last!
4) In case you missed it
There will be roadwork on Main Street for the next week or so. Police advise motorists to seek alternate routes! Get all the details here on Patch.
5) Headlines in history
Let's take a walk through Woburn's history, shall we? Some headlines in newspapers regarding Oct. 23 events in Woburn were:
- 1904—Stabbed in a Duel—A Woburn man is killed during a knife duel.
- 1915—Escape Death in Auto Plunge—A car flies 30 feet off the Mishawum Road railroad bridge and lands right-side up.
- 1922—Woburn Mourns For Judge E. F. Johnson—The city's first mayor and a judge at Woburn District Court died at his home.
- 1927—Arrested in Knifing At Store In Woburn—Owner says victim refused to pay him.
- 1939—Nine Hurt in Auto Crash at Woburn—Three of the injured were pinned under an overturned car.